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Barn Fire in Manotick-North Gower Area

A barn fire in the Manotick-North Gower area has been keeping emergency services busy this morning.

Ottawa Fire says they received multiple calls around 10:20 Saturday night reporting a fire at 6255 Prince of Wales Drive. They say they arrived to find a large two-story barn engulfed in flames. The barn was used to house livestock, and it is a total loss. The fire spread to a second smaller barn, and crews are still continuing to monitor hotspots.

Ottawa Paramedics responded to the scene, but no injuries have been reported. Hydro One also attended the scene.

The cost of damages is unknown at this time.

The Salvation Army Canteen Services truck is there to provide food and water for the crews who have been working overnight.

Ottawa Police had closed off a section of Prince of Wales Drive, but the road is now open.

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